Does your “to do” list seem to grow longer and longer regardless of your efforts?
If your life is out of control, it could be because you believe and practice one or more of the myths below about how we manage our time to get things done.
Myth # 1 – The more you sweat, the more you get. Edison perpetuated this myth with his definition of genius. Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. We often overstate the value of hard work. While you may be working hard in one area of your life, you may be failing in others such as family, marriage, school etc.
Myth # 2 – Activity means productivity. Don’t confuse activity with results. We can measure activity and it may become an end in itself. Activity should be a means, not an end. (more…)